setting the stage

January 24, 2017
Saving space with built-ins

Living large in a small space…

Whatever happened to living large?  It doesn’t seem so long ago that living large was something you just did. The bigger, the better. Houses were getting […]
March 26, 2013
Flowers - Carlson's White Plains NY

Fotos on the fly – Carlson’s Floral & Gift is ready for spring…

Carlson's Floral & Gift is ready with flowers, arrangements and all sorts of wonderful arrangements for your home and garden. Just a walk-through is enough to fill your mind with wonderful ideas for your home and garden....
June 3, 2012
Gedney Farms - White Plains - rose bushes

Staging your home for sale – Curb appeal in Gedney Farms White Plains

Curb appeal is not a trivial issue. Buyers often decide within seconds whether they have any interest in your home at all, and be it rational or not, that's the reality.
April 23, 2012
Wisteria on Victorian House in Tarrytown NY

Fotos on the fly: Tarrytown NY spring blossoms

While shopping in Tarrytown, NY I took a shortcut. When I saw this Wisteria trained to grow around a wraparound porch - I stopped my car and grabbed the camera.
January 18, 2012
Staging Decorating

The Genesis of Staging (OR – in the beginning, there were breakfast trays, and it was good)

I have been wrestling with how the very word “Staging” resonates…with buyers, sellers and agents…and just yesterday I wrote about choosing to use PREPARING as the verb of choice to describe what I do.
January 18, 2012
Staging Decorating

Selling your home? What types of flooring provide the best ROI?

Flooring is huge these days as Westchester buyers increasingly turn their noses up at wall-to-wall carpeting. Adding hardwood to carpeted areas or refinishing floors that you have covered with carpet can add real dollar value to your home.